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Tackling Inter-generational Poverty through Education

Tackling Inter-generational Poverty through Education | OER | Scoop.it
A large body of research demonstrates that education is the best way out of poverty, especially when dealing with inter-generational transmission of poverty.
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Tony Bates - Examining the potential and reality of open educational resources: the 2013 COHERE conference

Tony Bates - Examining the potential and reality of open educational resources: the 2013 COHERE conference | OER | Scoop.it

Here is a summary of my closing remarks which aimed to review the conference (although I was able to attend only 25% of the parallel sessions – I can do any time, anywhere, but not yet two places at the same time).

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David Wiley: What is Open Pedagogy?

Hundreds of thousands of words have been written about open educational resources, but precious little has been written about how OER - or openness more generally - changes the practice of educatio...
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Anne-Christin Tannhäuser's curator insight, October 23, 2013 5:37 AM

True: "Using OER the same way we used commercial textbooks misses the point. It’s like driving an airplane down the road. " (David Wiley in the above blog post)

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Unbundling Academia—It's Not Just for Cable Anymore - Pacific Standard

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Unbundling Academia—It's Not Just for Cable Anymore
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In a new paper, a social scientist at York University—in Canada—analyzes the “unbundling” of higher education.
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about the impact of open access on academic journals

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